Monthly Archives: November 2011

Canucks: Is a Norris Trophy within the grasp of Alex Edler?

I was a huge fan of former Canucks defenseman Mattias Ohlund.  He was my favorite Canucks player for about the 10 years he was with Vancouver.  I remember when he was first drafted by the Canucks in 1996 to when … Continue reading

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Flames: Another Flames season with no playoffs, will coach Brent Sutter be back next season?

With 17 games or 20% of the 2011-2012 NHL season played, the Calgary Flames sit 25 out of the 30 team NHL. Embarrassing position really for a franchise and city that strives for excellence like the Flames franchise, and the … Continue reading

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Oilers: Is it too early to say Oilers GM Steve Tambellini has done a great job?

With the Edmonton Oilers in second place in the Western Conference of the NHL with 20 points (9-3-2) after 14 games, is it too early to look to Edmonton Oilers General Manager Steve Tambellini and say he’s done a great … Continue reading

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Flames: Appreciating the outstanding Miikka Kiprusoff

I can’t say I was a fan of the Calgary Flames when they made their 2004 Stanley Cup playoff run (when they lost in the finals to the Tampa Bay Lightning).  At the time, I was living in Vancouver and … Continue reading

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